Bethel, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bethel, Washington - Basic Facts

The Bethel Census Designated Place had a population of 3,986 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Bethel is located at latitude 47.494 and longitude -122.6312 in Kitsap County. The formal boundaries for the Bethel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 315 feet.

The Bethel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584946) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bethel Census Designated Place is located within Port Orchard Division of Kitsap County.

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Bethel, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,986
Population in Households 3,981
Population in Familes 3,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,252
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $77,450
Average Household Income $85,417
Per Capita Income $31,766


Total Housing Units 1,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,234 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $331,805
Average Home Value $374,919


Total Households 1,487
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,097
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.91% 1.02%
Households 0.86% 0.99%
Families 0.8% 0.97%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Bethel, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethel to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 216 66th
Population Density # 240 62nd
Diversity Index # 262 58th
Median Household Income # 165 74th
Per Capita Income # 266 58th

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